(KMOV)-- Rap star Nelly is now the newest voice on Hot 104.1 F.M.
The University City native took to the airways for the first time at 3 P.M. Wednesday.
Nelly told News 4 he's looking forward to the challenge of hosting a live radio show in St. Louis.
Nelly will be on the air for the next month or so from 3 pm to 7 pm Monday through Friday.
He's filling in for the regular host Staci Static who is on maternity leave.
In return for his service, the station plans to donate $1,500 to Nelly's charity "Jes Us 4 Jackie."
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